Student Life

Overview

At university, you can explore your interests, inside and outside of the classroom.

You will have the opportunity to attend social events or join a student club. You might also like to play extracurricular sports or, if you live on campus, become involved in your residence community. In this section you will find more information about student life at Brock.

Read more about Brock’s student life and community experience.

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Orientation Week

Brock’s Welcome Week is a jam-packed week of events, fairs, volunteering opportunities and more. Be sure to register!

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Clubs and Societies

General Clubs

Brock has a variety of clubs and societies, ranging from cultural, religious and international clubs to social, recreational and activities clubs. Examples include:

  • Brock Dance
  • Brock University Geology Club
  • Everything Yarn

Student Union

Your student union plays an important role at university. The union advocates on behalf of students on campus and in the community. Members may also organize your Orientation Week and student clubs.

At Brock, you are represented by the Brock University Students’ Union (BUSU).

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Athletics

Varsity Athletics

Brock is home to the Brock Badgers varsity sports that range from fencing to golf. The Badgers participate in both Ontario University Athletics (OUA) and Canadian Interuniversity Sport.

Find more information about varsity athletics at Brock, including try-out dates.

Recreation and Intramurals

Brock offers recreational sports and leagues at many skill levels. These include recreational sports, such as hockey, baseball and squash. Joining a team is a great way to meet other people and stay active, whether you are continuing to play a sport or starting a new one.

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Student Services

Student Accessibility Services

If you have a disability that requires academic accommodation and support, Student Accessibility Services is available to help. Contact the office as soon as possible to ensure the appropriate supports are in place for you at the beginning of the school year.

For information, visit Student Accessibility Services.

Safe Spaces (LGBTQ)

Brock’s Positive Space Campaign is intended to help create a campus that fosters a welcoming atmosphere and is free from discrimination on the basis of sexual and gender identities. Positive space workshops offer training and information about creating positive spaces on campus.

Multi-Faith Centre

Brock’s Faith and Life Centre provides you with opportunities for friendship, education, spiritual counselling and personal growth. Facilities include the Campus Ministries Lounge, which holds a small library of sacred texts from various religious traditions, a Muslim Prayer Room and a Meditation Room.

Child Care

Child care is available through the Rosalind Blauer Centre for Child Care.

Add your child to the centre’s wait list.

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Security

Campus Security Services at Brock works in partnership with the Niagara Regional Police Service and the student-led Foot Patrol to keep you and everyone in the university community safe on campus.

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